Accession Number : ADD015126

Title :   Early Ballistic Missile Detection System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,Filed 13 Sep 73, patented 1 Oct 91,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kessler, Bernard V

Report Date : 01 Oct 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : This invention relates to an optical detection of ballistics device using satellites emitting beams of neutral molecules in a specified direction. Intense optical radiation will be reflected off insulated surfaces of nose cones.

Descriptors :   BALLISTICS, ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, INSULATION, INTENSITY, MOLECULES, NEUTRAL, NOSE CONES, OPTICAL DETECTION, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, SURFACES

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
      Antimissile Defense Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE